Julep Maven Review & Giveaway!

Julep Morgan (purple) and Julep Oscar (gold sparkle)

You guys already know that I am a fan of Julep, so when they contacted me with the opportunity to do a product review, I jumped at the chance! In case you don’t know, Julep has a monthly subscription service where they send nail polish and other beauty products. When you first join you take a quick quiz and are matched with one of the following style profiles: American Beauty, Boho Glam, Bombshell, Classic with a Twist, and It Girl. Normally I order the Classic with a Twist box, but for the purposes of my review I wanted to try something different and went with the It Girl Box.

One thing I love about Julep is the packaging- they always have cute packaging and clearly put a lot of thought into the way each box is presented. For my first It Girl box, my nail polishes were carefully wrapped in bubble wrap and tucked into the adorable tote above. The three colors I received are Claire (a pretty sky blue), Blake (a creamy pale yellow), and Morgan (a shimmery medium purple). I love all three of these colors and I love the Julep forumla. In my experience Julep colors always go on really smoothly and dry fairly quickly. Check out my swatches below to see how each color looks on my nails!

The Julep Maven subscription is only $19.99/month and I definitely feel like I get my money’s worth each time. Each box comes with at least 2 nail polishes (which retail for $14 each) and a little something extra (generally about $40 worth of product). If you don’t want to get a box one month, it’s really easy to skip the month, or if you want to try out a different style one month, it’s easy to do that too! Each month they come out with great new colors and I was particularly in love with the designer collaboration Julep did with Trina Turk for fashion week last month.

Now here’s the fun part for all of you guys! Julep has generously allowed me to give away an introductory box of your choice to one of my readers (U.S. and Canada only). This giveaway will be open until 12:01 am on October 15th and the winner will be selected randomly and announced that Monday- just use the Rafflecopter form below to enter!

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Even better, if you don’t want to wait to see who wins, you can get your own introductory Julep Maven box for one penny. No, you’re not reading that wrong- you seriously only have to pay one penny (including shipping and handling) for your first box! If that sounds like something you’re interested in, sign up here and use the code STARCROSSEDSMILE at check-out!

Disclaimer: This nail polish was provided for me to review by Julep; however, I only recommend products and services that I like and believe that my readers will like as well. All thoughts and opinions in this post are entirely my own.

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  1. Bridget Heiple Reich wrote:

    I would choose Classic with a Twist!

    Posted 10.8.12 Reply
  2. Jenny wrote:

    Boho Glam or It Girl! Love the colours!

    Posted 10.8.12 Reply
  3. tia_cherie wrote:

    These colours are amazing.I especially love the blue one, it is the most gorgeous shade of blue.

    Posted 10.9.12 Reply
  4. Jenmarie wrote:

    I recently became very interested in trying them out! Thanks for the opportunity!

    Posted 10.9.12 Reply
  5. Jennifer wrote:

    I always wanted to try Julep, I’d love the ones you have! Such pretty colours! x

    Posted 10.10.12 Reply
  6. Irene wrote:

    It Girl is LOVELY!

    Posted 10.10.12 Reply
  7. di wrote:

    i am so in love with Blake!!!

    Posted 10.10.12 Reply
  8. Tracy wrote:

    I like American Girl and It Girl the best!

    Posted 10.10.12 Reply
  9. Iris wrote:

    Classic with a Twist :)

    Posted 10.11.12 Reply
  10. tkwan23 wrote:

    it girl

    Posted 10.12.12 Reply
  11. Quan wrote:

    Boho glam!

    Posted 10.13.12 Reply
  12. Lana wrote:

    American Beauty For sure!

    Posted 10.13.12 Reply
  13. Joey wrote:

    I liked the American beauy box

    Posted 10.13.12 Reply
  14. Mrs. Teller wrote:

    i love the colors of boho glam

    Posted 10.13.12 Reply
  15. Kapela wrote:

    american girl!

    Posted 10.14.12 Reply
  16. American Beauty box!

    Posted 10.14.12 Reply